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Trail Guide

Lapham Peak

Lapham Peak's prairie path trail is a 4.8 mile loop. There are also several short connecting trails for those that do not want a shorter trip. The trail is open to horseback riders and off-road bicyclists and in winter, snowshoers and hikers. This is a great place to try mountain biking for the first time. A State Park pass and a trail pass is required. 

Minooka County Park - Waukesha

Minooka Park has 4 miles of single-track mountain bike trails that are designed for different skill levels, from beginner to advanced. Park entrance fee applies ($5 daily or Waukesha County Annual Sticker).

Emma Carlin

This trail system, on County Highway Z just south of State Highway 59, goes through a hardwood forest with mostly hilly terrain. Three color coded trails ranging from 3.5 to 8 miles. State Park pass and trail pass required.

John Muir

On County Highway H north of the Town of La Grange and US Highway 12 and south of the Town of Palmyra, this is the most popular trail system within hundreds of miles. The John Muir Bike Trails are single-track, mountain bike trails that are rough, natural surface trails. Five different loops ranging from 1.25 miles to 12 miles. State Park pass & trail pass required. 

Alpine Valley

Alpine Valley has the best downhill trails in the area with 8.5 miles of singletrack. Follow their facebook page for additional information and trail updates.

Glacial Blue Hills

This trail network offers many single track options for most riding levels. Start on the Green trail and connect over to the Blue trail to switch up your riding patterns. There‚Äôs a bike trailhead with parking on the south side of the system.